Herd Thinking – Scientific American debunks the vaccines / Autism mythology in a necessary comic. Also see Bill Gates on vaccines, animated.
My youngest brother was diagnosed with Aspergers when he was 4 years old, and I remember my mom getting flack for it from people in our community because she had gotten all of us kids vaccinated and it was her fault. It really pisses me off that even after the research that started this whole scare was disproven, people still will not vaccinate their kids because of this.
I can’t believe someone would blame a kid’s mother for “causing” Aspergers. WTF people.
It makes me so mad when people just repeat things that they’ve heard without checking its validity first. Even a “I haven’t actually looked this up so I might be wrong” would just be fine but ugh no I AM ALWAYS RIGHT I KNOW BEST THEY ARE MY CHILDREN